Fin’s Tyreek Hill Fled NJ For Florida When He Saw His Potential Tax Bill

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Tyreek Hill (10) takes a break as he warms up before the start of an NFL preseason football game against the Las Vegas Raiders, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2022, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

At a glance

  • Tyreek Hill, Miami Dolphins electrifying wide receiver, said during a press conference on Monday that he opted for South Florida over north Jersey because of the taxes.
  • “It was very close to happening,” Hill said to reporters, referring to a potential trade that could have sent him from the Kansas City Chiefs to the New York Jets instead of the Fins.
  • “Just those state taxes man,” Hill added. “You know, I had to realize I had to make a grown-up decision. And now here I am in the great city of Miami. You know, great weather, great people. Beautiful people, I feel like. So here I am.”

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